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Owl's word for the day

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Hypocrisy

For neither man nor angel can discern hypocrisy, the ony evil that walks invisible.  (John Milton)

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Definition:

Hypocrisy (n.)  :  a pretence of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, that one does not really possess;  a pretence of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude.

Synonyms  :  affectation, duplicity, deception, mockery, bigotry, deceit, dissimulation, insincerity, sanctimoniousness.

Scrabble Value:

H = 4 points
Y = 4 points
P = 3 points
O = 1 point
C = 3 points
R = 1 point
I = 1 point
S = 1 point
Y = 4 points

Hypocrisy is worth at least 22 points in the game of scrabble and would be a wise word choice!

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15 March 2013 01:06

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